Neonoemacheilus labeosus (Kottelat, 1982)
Neonoemacheilus labeosus
photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
Max. size:  10 cm NG (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: India, Myanmar and Thailand. Found in the Salween basin (Ref. 12041).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal soft rays: 8-8; Vertebrae: 37-37. Distinguished from N. peguensis, its only congener, by the following characters: caudal peduncle depth 9.5-11.2% SL, 1.2-1.8 times in its length; 8 1/2 branched dorsal rays (Ref. 39226). Very thick lips surrounding a pre-oral cavity on the posterior top of which the mouth is situated (Ref. 37187).
Biology:  A female measuring 5.67 cm SL has ovaries with ovulae about 0.6 mm in diameter; 2 females (6.18-6.63 cm SL) with ovulae about 1.0 mm in diameter (Ref. 39226).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 October 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.07.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 25.09.14

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